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Rancho Santini ratings
Quality on a good day: 3.0
Consistency of Surf: 4.0
Difficulty Level: 1.0
Crowds: 3.0

Overall: 2.8

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Rancho Santini Spot ID

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Type: beach

Reliability: consistent

Best: Swell W | Wind E

Sea Temperature Today is: 20.3 °C

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Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 09:21 Local time
Tuesday 06
Wave (m) 0.5
Period (s) 18 15 15 16
Wind (km/h) 5
E 10
WNW 30
WNW 25
Wind State off on cross-

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Rancho Santini in Baja Norte is an exposed beach break that has consistent surf and can work at any time of the year. Works best in offshore winds from the east. Clean groundswells prevail and the ideal swell direction is from the west. Waves at the beach are both lefts and rights. Sometimes crowded. Watch out for rocks.

Mexico wave energy surf 12 hr forecast

Forecast Wave Energy (Power): 12hrs

Tide Times:

For Primo Tapia, 1 km from Rancho Santini.

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Rancho Santini Tide Times and Tide Chart

Live Weather:

At Tijuana International Airport, 34 km from Rancho Santini.


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Current weather near Rancho Santini

Buoy Data:

At San Clemente Basin Buoy, 67 miles from Rancho Santini.

  3AM 4AM 5AM 6AM
Data Age 4 hr 3 hr 2 hr 1 hr
Wave height (m) 1.0
Dominant period (s) 16 15 15 16

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Overall Rancho Santini Surf Consistency and Wind Distribution in October

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Rancho Santini Location Maps

Rancho Santini Location Map

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Other Nearby Surf Breaks closest to Rancho Santini:

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Wave buoys nearest to Rancho Santini:

Tide stations nearest to Rancho Santini:

  • Closest tide station
    Primo Tapia
    1 mi
  • Second closest tide station
    10 mi
  • Third closest tide station
    21 mi
  • Fourth closest tide station
    El Sauzal
    27 mi
  • Fifth closest tide station
    Chula Vista
    27 mi
snow forecast website

Ski Resorts closest to Rancho Santini:

  • Closest ski area
    Big Bear Mountain (United States)
    138 mi
  • Second closest ski area
    Snow Valley (United States)
    138 mi
  • Third closest ski area
    Snow Summit (United States)
    139 mi
  • Fourth closest ski area
    Bear Mountain (United States)
    144 mi
  • Fifth closest ski area
    Mt Baldy (United States)
    144 mi
city weather forecast website

Town and city forecasts close to Rancho Santini:

  • Closest city location
    Rosarito (Mexico)
    10 mi
  • Second closest city location
    Tijuana (Mexico)
    21 mi
  • Third closest city location
    Chula Vista (United States)
    27 mi
  • Fourth closest city location
    Imperial Beach (United States)
    27 mi
  • Fifth closest city location
    Tecate (Mexico)
    29 mi


  • The closest passenger airport to Rancho Santini is General Abelardo L Rodriguez International (Tijuana) Airport (TIJ) in Mexico, 35 km (22 miles) away (directly).
  • The second nearest airport to Rancho Santini is General Alberto L Salinas C International (Ensenada) Airport (ESE), also in Mexico, 57 km (35 miles) away.
  • Third is North Island Nas (San Diego) Airport (NZY) in USA, 59 km (37 miles) away.
  • San Diego International Lindbergh Fld Airport (SAN) in USA is 62 km (39 miles) away.
  • Miramar Mcas Airport (NKX), also in USA is the fifth nearest airport to Rancho Santini and is 74 km (46 miles) away.
Rancho Santini break location map and break info

This is the Surf-Forecast page for Rancho Santini, Baja Norte. Use the tab navigation above to view Rancho Santini sea temperature, Rancho Santini photographs, Rancho Santini detailed swell predictions, wind and weather forecasts, Rancho Santini webcams, current wind from Baja Norte live weather stations and Rancho Santini tide predictions. The Mexico swell maps link will open up the big picture showing Mexico and the surrounding seas. These swell maps can be animated to show the different swell components, wave energy, wave period, wave heights, together with wind and weather forecasts, current weather and sea state observations from Mexico wave-buoys, passing ships and coastal weather stations. Each of the forecast pages for this surf break feature a global and regional wavefinder tool to locate the best surf conditions in the area around Rancho Santini.